• Trump's 'phony' source turns out to be White House official
Trump's 'phony' source turns out to be White House official

The Times wrote that holding the summit on June 12 would be "impossible" given the short time frame, citing the official while not directly quoting. (He was referring to the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi agreeing to give up nuclear ambitions in 2003 only to be murdered by US-backed rebels in 2011.) Then Trump said that Libya was not the m...

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  • Lava threatens more wells at Hawaii geothermal plant
Lava threatens more wells at Hawaii geothermal plant

The three explosions began around 12.42am local time on Saturday (4.12 am in India on Sunday). Authorities are going door-to-door to alert residents on the affected streets, it said. Ash continues to erupt intermittently from the vent within Halema'uma'u crater at Kilauea's summit. Light winds are blowing toward the northwest and ash fall may a...

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  • North Korea envoy heads for U.S. in effort to salvage summit
North Korea envoy heads for U.S. in effort to salvage summit

Kim Yong Chol would become the highest-ranking official from the isolated nation to visit the US since 2000, when Pyongyang sent Vice Marshal Jo Myong Rok to meet then-President Bill Clinton. While meetings aimed at salvaging the Trump-Kim summit continued, North Korea and the United States took contrasting actions. The South Korean presidential ...

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  • Trump panned for 'tone-deaf' Memorial Day tweet
Trump panned for 'tone-deaf' Memorial Day tweet

Memorial Day in the USA, similar to Anzac Day in Australia and New Zealand, is a national holiday marking the sacrifices made by servicemen in American conflicts. "To every parent who sweeps for a child, to every child who mourns for a parent and to every husband or wife whose heart has been torn in two today we ask God to comfort your pain, to eas...

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  • White House Moves Ahead With Tough Trade Measures on China
White House Moves Ahead With Tough Trade Measures on China

The US is pushing China to remove tariffs on foreign companies and stop practices that allegedly encourage transfer of intellectual property to Chinese companies, such as requirements that foreign firms share ownership with local partners to access the Chinese market.

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  • 'Once in 1K Years' Flood Hits Maryland City Again
'Once in 1K Years' Flood Hits Maryland City Again

Rescue workers were out in force across the little town, 13 miles west of Baltimore along the Patapsco River. He was assigned to Camp Fretterd Military Reservation in Reistertown, Maryland , but was not on active duty at the time of the accident.

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  • Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano belches another plume of ash
Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano belches another plume of ash

Authorities are going door-to-door to alert residents on the affected streets, it said. The Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has now covered nearly 2,400 acres in lava. HST. "In addition to this potential over the Big Island, some emissions could reach the smaller islands through the day Tuesday", it said. Earthquakes in the summit region were als...

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  • Obama Launched Russia Probe to Help Clinton
Obama Launched Russia Probe to Help Clinton

Mueller's team was charged with investigating possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia's government one year ago. Apparently referencing special counsel Robert Mueller's team of investigators, Trump launched a series of tweets about the "13 Angry Democrats" early Tuesday who, he claimed, were taking great pains to keep Republicans...

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  • Putin reveals when he will step down as Russian Federation president
Putin reveals when he will step down as Russian Federation president

Putin blamed political firestorms that are now engulfing the Trump administration, and offered up a veiled criticism of the ongoing Russian Federation investigation, which he said prevents Trump from pursuing stronger ties with Russian Federation.

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  • Billionaire Roman Abramovich gets Israeli citizenship after British visa wasn't renewed
Billionaire Roman Abramovich gets Israeli citizenship after British visa wasn't renewed

Immigration officials told the BBC that he was interviewed last week at the Israeli embassy in Moscow. "He landed today in his private aircraft at (Tel Aviv's) Ben Gurion airport and was presented with an Israeli identity card", the commercially-owned station said on its evening newscast.

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  • Three dead plus gunman in Belgium shooting
Three dead plus gunman in Belgium shooting

Police officers and forensics experts are seen on the scene of a shooting in Liege, Belgium, May 29, 2018. The president of the Belgian Senate, Christine Defraigne tweeted: "We are learning with horror the Avroy Boulevard shooting at #Liège and the death of two police officers on duty".

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  • Father of 'spiderman' rescue child was 'out playing Pokemon Go'
Father of 'spiderman' rescue child was 'out playing Pokemon Go'

Gassama was honored with a meeting with the French president at Elysee Palace on Monday (May 28) after saving the child in the 18th district of Paris . Christophe Castaner, a French minister and former government spokesman, wrote on Twitter that he admired Gassama for leaping to save a life without thinking of his own.

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  • New Zealand Plans To Kill 150,000 Cows To Protect Economy
New Zealand Plans To Kill 150,000 Cows To Protect Economy

Mr Peters says he isn't convinced with the Government's Mycoplasma bovis plan. The decision was taken to "protect the base of our economy - the farming sector", Ardern said . New Zealand is the world's largest exporter of dairy, producing 3% of all the world's milk. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has confirmed the government will eradicate the ...

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  • India says won't follow unilateral U.S. sanctions on Iran
India says won't follow unilateral U.S. sanctions on Iran

Venezuela, whose oil output is falling under pressure from USA sanctions, is offering a discount on oil sales paid for by using the "petro". "We [India and Iran] have had very good relations in the past and we expect to continue these relations", he told ANI ahead of his meeting with Swaraj.

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  • Permanent U.S. military presence in Poland would harm European security
Permanent U.S. military presence in Poland would harm European security

That's according to a proposal from Poland's defense ministry. Poland is concerned for its own and the region's security following Russia's annexation of the Crimean Peninsula, its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine , and other steps seen as hostile.

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  • TV anchor, photojournalist killed in North Carolina when tree falls on vehicle
TV anchor, photojournalist killed in North Carolina when tree falls on vehicle

McCormick about 10 minutes before we got the call", Tryon Fire Chief Geoffrey Tennant said. The station said on it's website, "All of us at WYFF News 4 are grieving". Along with reporting during the week, he anchored weekend broadcasts. Until recently, Smeltzer had worked at WSPA, the CBS-affiliated station in the area.

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  • Israel, Iran Reach Back-Channel Understandings on Syria Operation
Israel, Iran Reach Back-Channel Understandings on Syria Operation

Russian Federation is said to be deliberating an approach that would distance Iranian forces and their Shiite allies from Israel's northern border over concerns that repeated Israeli strikes in the region may jeopardize Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's grip on power, Haaretz reported on Monday citing Israeli security and diplomatic sources.

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  • Raging Floodwaters Roar Through The Streets Of Maryland Town -- Again
Raging Floodwaters Roar Through The Streets Of Maryland Town -- Again

Howard County police chief Gary Gardner said the missing National Guard member and US Air Force veteran had been out with a group at a restaurant. No fatalities or injuries were reported in the weekend's flooding at this time. "The Baltimore area should see some much drier weather over the next couple of days", AccuWeather Meteorologist John Fe...

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  • North Korea's Kim Jong-un still 'fixed' on Trump summit
North Korea's Kim Jong-un still 'fixed' on Trump summit

Washington wants a complete de-nuclearization of North Korea. "It looked like the real Kim Jong Un , but later I realized it's not the real one", tourist Sagar Admuthe told Reuters . American officials are skeptical that Kim will ever fully abandon his nuclear arsenal. "What Kim is unclear about is that he has concerns about whether his coun...

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  • Viral video appears to show Wildwood police officer punching woman on beach
Viral video appears to show Wildwood police officer punching woman on beach

Emily Weinman, 20, who was at the beach with her baby Saturday, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault on a police officer , aggravated assault by spitting bodily fluids at/on a police officer , disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, obstruction and minor in possession of alcohol.

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